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What Is Diabetes? Symptoms, Diagnosis, and Treatment

What Is Diabetes? Symptoms, Diagnosis, and Treatment

20th September, 2019 | Published by Saltzer Health

Diabetes is a condition that affects how the body processes insulin. Insulin is a hormone produced by the pancreas. Your body uses insulin to convert glucose (sugar) into energy, and your cells use insulin to store and metabolize glucose. Insulin is like the key that unlocks the cell door for glucose to get in and do its work. If you have diabetes, your body has trouble producing or accepting insulin. Type 1 diabetes (often called “juvenile diabetes”) causes your pancreas...

Longtime Canyon County physician Bayo Crownson, MD, joins Saltzer Health

Longtime Canyon County physician Bayo Crownson, MD, joins Saltzer Health

13th September, 2019 | Published by Saltzer Health

Dr. Bayo Crownson, MD, a family practice physician who has practiced in Canyon County for 17 years, has joined Saltzer Health. For the last six years, Crownson has been a primary care provider at the St. Luke’s Greenhurst Clinic in Nampa. He has also served on the St. Luke’s West Treasure Valley Community Board. “My goal is to improve access to care in Canyon County,” said Crownson. “I believe that Saltzer Health shares my vision for providing quality health services...

Sleep Health’s Kira Fuller helps patients regain their lives

Sleep Health’s Kira Fuller helps patients regain their lives

1st September, 2019 | Published by Saltzer Health

MA Kira Fuller enjoys building relationships with patients in fast-paced Sleep Health Clinic Kira Fuller knows that sleep issues can severely impact a patient’s quality of life. As a medical assistant, she sees it every day in children and adults who seek treatment at the Saltzer Health Sleep Clinic. She is proud to be able to help the patients improve their health. “I love seeing our patients get better,” she said. “It’s really rewarding to see them get their lives...

Ball Ventures Ahlquist, Saltzer Health announce major new medical complex at Ten Mile Crossing

Ball Ventures Ahlquist, Saltzer Health announce major new medical complex at Ten Mile Crossing

24th July, 2019 | Published by Saltzer Health

Saltzer Health and Ball Ventures Ahlquist unveiled plans today for a major new medical complex at Ten Mile Crossing in Meridian. With 270,000-square-feet, the two four-story buildings will include an ambulatory surgery center, physician clinics, gastroenterology suite, rehabilitation, physical therapy, skilled nursing, imaging, lab, pharmacy and a 24-hour urgent care clinic. Construction is expected to be completed in late fall 2020. “With these state-of-the-art buildings, we are poised to bring quality care, transparency and reduced costs to Treasure Valley patients,”...